At this weekend’s ACM Lifting Lives Gala in Dallas, Texas, Garth Brooks sported the signature of his hero, George Strait, on his collar.
“Am I not George Strait? I thought I was,” he joked. “I’ve wanted to be George forever.”
“Can I call you George tonight? Is that all right?” wife Trisha Yearwood chimed in, and the Entertainer of the Year nominee answered affirmatively.
He was actually wearing a western shirt from Strait’s line, something Garth knows a little about, having partnered with an Oklahoma company to offer the Sevens Collection, which replicates some of the iconic fashions he’s worn throughout his career. But so far, he hasn’t lent his name to a line of clothing.
“You know what, I just never have really, I guess, done it. We’ve done things with Maury with the Mo Bettas. He’s got a new line out now for the new tour, so we’re wearing his stuff, too.”
Garth confesses what he really enjoys is putting on whatever fits his mood.
“What I like is being free to wear whatever you want. So, if you want to put on a George Strait, or you want to put on a Wrangler, old-school kinda thing, then you can wear it. And that’s what I like,” he says.
For the next two weekends, Garth’s world tour stops at Bryce Jordan Center in State College, Pennsylvania.
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